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Housebound Ep. 7: We’re Vancouver-Bound To See Rosie Daykin’s Gorgeous House

Lynda Reeves pays a virtual visit to Vancouver’s favorite baker!

Decorating & Design

How To Achieve Ami McKay’s Effortless West Coast Style

The designer's enchanting spaces are inspired by nature!

Decorating & Design

This Minimalist Laneway House Is A Mindful Retreat

See how this sanctuary puts clever design thinking into action!

Decorating & Design

Every Room In This Charming Heritage Apartment Tells A Story

See how a Vancouver stylist decorates for the holidays.


See How This Designer Renovated Her Childhood Home On A Budget

Francesca Albertazzi shares how moving back in with her mother was the greatest investment.

Decorating & Design

Soothing Colors & Textures Make This Vancouver Home A Calming Retreat

Shades of blue and green, leafy patterns and natural wood tones create a sense of serenity.

Decorating & Design

How A Vancouver Retailer Transformed His Rental Into A Serene Retreat

Jonathon Litchfield’s 756-square-foot condo in Vancouver’s Gastown neighborhood is a short 25-minute walk from his lifestyle shop, Litchfield. The retailer is dedicated to creating a sanctuary-like space with spare decor, but don’t mistake his edited approach for minimal. “People use that word to describe my style, but I think minimalism…

Decorating & Design

This Colorful Vancouver Loft Doubles As An Art Gallery

Step inside artist and art dealer Sara Shafran's contemporary space.

Decorating & Design

Before & After: A Cottage-Inspired Makeover In The City

See inside designer Sophie Burke's cozy family home with tons of vintage character.

Home Tours

See How Color Brings Personality To This Modern Home

Tour designer Nancy Riesco's stylish Vancouver abode.

Decorating & Design

Visit The Vancouver Home + Design Show

Mark your calendars! The Vancouver Home + Design Show will be held from October 27 – 30 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Get expert advice from the industry’s top home and design talent including Mia Parres & Rob Evans of HGTV’s The Expandables, Todd Talbot of W Network’s Love It Or List…

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: LivingSpace

In 1988, Ross Bonetti opened LivingSpace in a 5,000-square-foot store on Vancouver’s North Shore. Now, they are in a sprawling 20,000-square-foot space in the Armoury district, the city’s hub for architects and designers. The bi-level space — a bakery in the 1920s, then later a printing press — was renovated…

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Gild & Co.

After leaving her job at a brokerage firm and becoming a decorator, Bonnie Wilson took her career change a step further in June when she opened her antique and vintage furnishings boutique in Vancouver’s West Point Grey area. The shop features well-designed classics with a fresh feel. “I buy pieces…

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Poppytalk

Named after the influential lifestyle and design blog that business and life partners Jan Halvarson and Earl Einarson founded in 2005, the brick-and-mortar venture invites customers to experience Poppytalk’s vision of “the beautiful, the decayed and the handmade” firsthand. Since opening as a store and workshop, Poppytalk…

Decorating & Design

Shops We Love: Litchfield

Litchfield, which opened in Vancouver’s historic Gastown last November, is owner Jonathon Litchfield’s first boutique, but he’s hardly a newcomer to the West Coast design scene. The former president of Sturdy Living, Litchfield struck out on his own to highlight “well-designed, well-intentioned items — things I’ve collected and use in my…